In the wake of the tragic news that writer, host, and all-around extraordinary human Anthony Bourdain has died at the age of 61, fans around the globe are reflecting back on his life and adventures, and taking to social media to remember the die-hard food lover and travel enthusiast.
The Parts Unknown host was never afraid to give his honest thoughts about, well, anything. Remember the time he spoke up about Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino, calling it “the perfect nexus of awfulness”? It still make us smile.
Bourdain certainly lived an extraordinary life, and in honor of that, here are 16 of the most inspiring quotes he shared over the years. He offered up endless wisdom (often in his signature brand of wit). We hope these quotes inspire you as we remember his life and legacy.
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